Posted by: Chris Vannini on Monday October 05, 2015
Southern Utah: Offensive coordinator / quarterbacks / associate head coach Gary Crowton has resigned, citing personal reasons. Crowton will be temporarily reassigned as special advisor to the athletic director. Assistant offensive coordinator / wide receivers coach Justin Walterscheid will handle the coordinator duties. In a release, Crowton said, “The timing is unfortunate, but I have some issues that need to be dealt with at this time.” Southern Utah is 3-2 this season, winning three straight, and is off this week. The 58-year-old Crowton joined the Southern Utah staff in 2014 and has previously coached at Maryland, LSU, Oregon, BYU (head coach), the Chicago Bears, Louisiana Tech (head coach) and more.
Miami Dolphins: Interim head coach Dan Campbell says he hasn’t made a decision about the team's coordinator situation. Owner Steve Ross says Campbell is "certainly" a candidate for the permanent job, and Ross consulted Bill Parcells about it. Here's what Campbell said on Monday.
Texas: Charlie Strong has plenty of support and “a lot of breathing room” with school officials and boosters, according to ESPN’s Joe Schad. The Longhorns are 1-4 this season. Here’s what Strong said about the struggles on Monday.
Miami Dolphins: Head coach Joe Philbin has been dismissed, as first reported by the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, which adds that tight ends coach Dan Campbell will serve as interim head coach. Bleacher Report's Jason Cole reports defensive coordinator Kevin Coyle is also expected to be dismissed, though NFL Network's Albert Breer notes Coyle was in today's staff meeting, and his future hasn't been addressed. Philbin went 24-28 in three-plus years. Campbell is 39 years old, and his coaching career began as an intern with the Dolphins in 2010. He has served as tight ends coach since 2011. Here is more on the move.
Cleveland Browns: General manager Ray Farmer’s four-game suspension ended on Monday, and he has returned with the Browns.
Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.